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THE BEAUTY OF TRANSMISSION: A STUDENT, AN ASSISTANT AND A LIVING NATIONAL TREASURE

In VISUAL ART by Dorrit Wagner0 Comments

In South Korea the government supports skilled craftsmen financially, so they can focus solely on their arts and crafts during their productive years. Han Sang-Soo was such a living treasure, designated by the Cultural Heritage Administration – exactly number 80 out of many fine craftsmen and women mastering various arts. She died a few years ago, having worked 60 years with embroidery.

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EINSAMKEIT

In VISUAL ART by Irmi Aumeier0 Comments

These paintings Einsamkeit were done long ago, and it started one day I was feeling this conglomeration of fear, sadness and resignation, so deeply that I locked myself up in my studio for several weeks, to not be distracted by anything and able to face things directly.

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SPACE TO REFLECT

In VISUAL ART by Deborah Anne Quibell0 Comments

Each day, carve a moment to reflect, to find the vast, blue stillness within you. Don’t trip on the obstacles. There is a part of you that knows the way. Just nod and follow. Each time you return here, You will receive a radiant and warm welcome. You’ve been awaiting your own arrival, quietly preparing with attentiveness and love.

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IN HIDDEN WORLDS: THREE PHOTOSUPREMATIST ARTISTS

In VISUAL ART by Douglas J. Penick0 Comments

Three contemporary Hungarian artists, Balint Szombathy, Aniko Robitz, and Minyo Szert have been exploring the worlds hidden within the surface of perceptual phenomena. In very different ways, using fixed images derived from photographic and telephotographic processes, they uncover and give us new and very different worlds.

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REMEMBERING NEPAL – ONE YEAR LATER

In VISUAL ART by Tenzing Paljor1 Comment

Bhaktapur Chronicle: An Earthquake Magnitude 7.8. The fate of millions of lives was sealed in an instant. It was the deadliest natural disaster ever recorded in the history of Nepal. It left more than eight million people directly affected.

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WORKING WITH BUDDHA IMAGES

In VISUAL ART by Hildy Maze5 Comments

I have used the iconic image of the Buddha as a way to represent both the vast view of ultimate truth and as the container of relative truth along with the inherent qualities of the effect of oil on paper. The paper will age, become fragile.

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JUST AS MIST ON A MIRROR FADES

In VISUAL ART by Martha Boyden0 Comments

In collaboration with a video developer, musician and composer, the movements allows for the transforming, dissolving of forms and ground creating a spacious reflecting mandala that attempts to mirror the motivation of the original intent of Martha’s paintings and textures.